ANOKA, Minn. -(Ammoland.com)- Federal Premium Ammunition recently announced the recipient of the seventh annual Bill Stevens 4-H Leadership Award. Mr. Steve Pritchard from Nebraska was recently honored with the award.
In 2011, Federal Premium Ammunition created an award to honor those volunteers and professionals involved in the 4-H Shooting Sports Project who have gone the extra mile to achieve the mission of 4-H Shooting Sports.
The award is named after the late Bill Stevens, Federal’s former Conservation Programs Manager who retired in 2007 after 42 years. Stevens played a major role in making the shooting sports a part of 4-H across the nation. He also increased Federal’s support of the 4-H program.
Pritchard was selected for the award partly because of his service as state coordinator for the 4-H Shooting Sports program for more than 15 years, as well as many other positive contributions to the organization throughout 2017 and prior. Under his guidance and dedication, the shooting sports program in Nebraska has an all-time high enrollment of almost 5,000 youth.
Plus, he has also trained nearly 1,000 adult volunteers over the years of his enthusiastic involvement. These are just …Read the Rest